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October 17, 1968 was a Thursday and it was the 291st day of the year 1968. The next time you can reuse your old 1968 calendar will be in 2024. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year is Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 272 days left before your next birthday. You will be 49 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,625 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 597 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on February 11 at 00:34:00 GMT – Saturday.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1886Spring Byington
- 1921Tom Poston
- 1937Paxton Whitehead
- 1948Margot Kidder
- 1950Howard Rollins
- 1956Fran Cosmo
- 1977Bryan Bertino
- 1978Erin Karpluk
- 1979Marcela Bovio
- 1984Chris Lowell
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for October 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 17.
- 1688Domenico Zipoli, Italian missionary and composer (d. 1726)
- 1729Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny, French composer and academic (d. 1817)
- 1859Childe Hassam, American painter and illustrator (d. 1935)
- 1933The Singing Nun, Belgian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and nun (d. 1985)
- 1947Gene Green, American lawyer and politician
- 1948George Wendt, American actor
- 1969Rick Mercer, Canadian comedian, actor, producer, and screenwriter
- 1978Jerry Flannery, Irish rugby player and coach
- 1987Bea Alonzo, Filipino actress and singer
- 1990Arisa Murata, Japanese skier
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1346Battle of Neville’s Cross: King David II of Scotland is captured by the English near Durham, and imprisoned in the Tower of London for eleven years.
- 1604Kepler’s Supernova: German astronomer Johannes Kepler observes a supernova in the constellation Ophiuchus.
- 1907Guglielmo Marconi’s company begins the first commercial transatlantic wireless service between Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada and Clifden, Ireland.
- 1940The body of Communist propagandist Willi Münzenberg found in South France, starting a never-resolved mystery.
- 1941World War II: a German submarine attacks an American ship for the first time in the war.
- 1943The Burma Railway (Burma–Thailand Railway) is completed.
- 1945Archbishop Damaskinos of Athens becomes Prime Minister of Greece between the pull-out of the German occupation force in 1944 and the return of King Georgios II to Greece.
- 1964Prime Minister of Australia Robert Menzies opens the artificial Lake Burley Griffin in the middle of the capital Canberra.
- 1980As part of the Holy See–United Kingdom relations a British monarch makes the first state visit to the Vatican
- 1989Peaceful Revolution: The East German Politburo votes to remove Erich Honecker from his role as General Secretary of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany.
View the complete list of historical events for October 17.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 17 and 1968 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Bjørn Floberg, Dan Crary, Heather Locklear, Atiqah Hasiholan, Jack Peñate, Diane Neal, Michel Brault, Nick Gravenites, Ferdinand Raimund, Stephanie March.
The zodiac sign of a person born on October 17 is Libra ♎. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on October 17, 1968.
Opal is the modern birthstone for the month of October while Jasper is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Libra is chrysolite. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Hey Jude by The Beatles as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (October 19, 1968). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: November 26, 1983 – Emiri Katō, Japanese voice actress and singer; September 9, 1971 – Henry Thomas, American actor, singer, and guitarist; December 16, 1964 – Georgie Parker, Australian actress.
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